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Former Minister Y Hewoto Awomi passes away


DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 28: Former Minister Y Hewoto Awomi passed away on Wednesday night at Eden Medical Centre, Dimapur.
Sources said that he was taken to the hospital nearly three weeks ago. He died at around 7.45 p.m. on Wednesday.
According to his election affidavit, he was 69.
Hewoto contested in the Nagaland Assembly elections in 2003 as NPF candidate from Dimapur-II Assembly Constituency and defeated Congress candidate Imtisungit Jamir. He was appointed Minister of CAWD and later, after downsizing, Parliamentary Secretary.
In 2008, he contested from Ghaspani-I Assembly Constituency on Congress ticket and defeated the late Khekiho Zhimomi.
In 2013 Assembly Elections, he contested from Ghaspani-II but was defeated by sitting MLA Zhaleo Rio. (Page News Service)